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For Burning Bricks, Tiles, Pottery, Lime, Cement and Roasting Ores.
Developed in 1858 by Friedrich Hoffmann of Germany. Initially used for brickmaking, it was later used for lime-burning, and was known as the Hoffmann continuous kiln.